Sentence Examples

  • Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.
  • In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.
  • They had come by easy stages, their knapsacks conveyed on carts, and the Austrian authorities had provided excellent dinners for the officers at every halting place.
  • The Deans met Maria's betrothed, Emilio, who spoke halting English and was as polite as his fiancée.
  • The two German women sharing her room ceased talking when she entered and looked her over before one said in halting English, "You're American."

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